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Brush up on your Icelandic by singing world's hardest karaoke song

By Staff

  • The hardest karaoki song in the world Learn how to say eyja, bílaleigubíll, hringvegur, sundlaugar, sundskýla, torfbær, malarvegir and many other useful words! Photo/Screenshot from video, see below

To become an Icelander you must either fill out stacks of paperwork, or you can try to pass for one by learning how to say fun words like plokkfiskur and hringvegur! That's at least according to "The Hardest Karaoke Song in the World". One of Iceland's most popular comedians? Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson, or Steindi Jr as he is known (Steinþórs father's name is Steinþór, and a common abbreviation of Steinþór ís Steindi) created this catchy tune for the Icelandic tourism board's campaign Inspired by Iceland.

Steindi also offers a few bits and pieces of crucial advice for first time visitors: Don't trample the moss, wash thoroughly without swimsuit before entering the pool, and drive carefully on the gravel roads:

 

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